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A global crash has occurred in Android apps caused by an error in Google update to Android WebView


Some Android device users startingsince the evening of March 22, they complained about problems with the work of individual applications. Google apps and third-party programs have been malfunctioning and buggy for hours. Experts quickly found out the cause of the global failure associated with errors in updating the Android System WebView system component. Google quickly resolved the problem and released an update that fixes the errors.

First reports of massive work problemswith applications on Android devices began arriving on the evening of March 22 on Monday. According to the Google Workspace dashboard for Gmail, the app crashed for about seven hours. Google recommended using the desktop interface until the WebView issues were resolved.

The official Samsung technical support service on Twitter circulated a message in which it recommended removing the latest update for WebView, which at that time solved the problem.

Google later announced its exitan emergency update that allows you to fix the problems that have arisen. To do this, users must update Android System WebView to version 89.0.4389.105 via Google Play and Google Chrome to the current version. For users who do not have an automatic update setting, the above procedure will have to be performed manually.

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